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2021517 - Insufficient authorization to change PI objects


  • When importing a Transport Request (TR) into Process Integration (PI) or Process Orchestration (PO) you get an error similar to below:
    Insufficient authorization to change object Communication Channel
  • The full stack trace may show similar to below:  
    Transport Request (Id:SIDK900123 description:
    ClientServerException exception:Insufficient authorization to change object Interface Determination Insufficient authorization to change object Interface Determination   

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The object type will differ, depending on what you are importing. For example, it could be:

  • Insufficient authorization to change object Message Mapping
  • Insufficient authorization to change object Sender Agreement

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  • PI Release Independent
  • SAP NetWeaver
  • SAP Process Integration


SAP NetWeaver all versions ; SAP Process Integration all versions


Process Integration 7.0, PI 7.0, PI 7.01, PI 7.02, Process Integration 7.10, PI 7.10, Process Integration 7.11, PI 7.11, Process Integration 7.30, PI 7.30, Process Integration 7.31, PI 7.31, Process Orchestration 7.4, PI 7.4, PO 7.4, Process Orchestration 7.5, PI 7.5, PO 7.5, NetWeaver, XI, Highest return code is 12, RC, =, deployment, NWA, Netweaver Administrator, Solution Manager , KBA , BC-XI-IBF-VNT , Versioning & Transport , BC-XI-IBD , Integration Builder - Design , Problem

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